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What could cause a small red bump on my stomach?

What could cause a small red bump on my stomach?

Red bumps: If you mean tiny red bumps that are permanent, they may be harmless cherry hemangiomas which are blood vessel growths that run in families. They can be removed but there is no reason to do so. If you mean a rash that just came on suddenly, it could be many things such as folliculitis which is an infection or irritation of hair follicles openings. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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I am experiencing skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy) . Just appeared yesterday on my lower abdomen. Was itchy now is not. About 10 small red bumps?

I am experiencing  skin rash (quality: itchiness, bumpy) . Just appeared yesterday on my lower abdomen. Was itchy now is not. About 10 small red bumps?

Rash: The description of the rash isn't sufficient to make a diagnosis without examining you. A possibility would be insect bites. If the rash doesn't resolve or if new lesions appear see your physician or a dermatologist for diagnosis and advice. ...Read more

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I have a red bump on my stomach-what could it be?

I have a red bump on my stomach-what could it be?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a tiny red bump on my stomach what is it?

I have a tiny red bump on my stomach what is it?

Many choices: Without a photo or exam, I cannot truly say. Common red bumps are cherry angiomas (small blood vessel bumps), pimples or folliculitis. To know for sure, a doctor should examine you. ...Read more

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I have a red splotch with a red bump in the middle on my thigh, and some smaller red splotches on my lower stomach. What are they?

I have a red splotch with a red bump in the middle on my thigh, and some smaller red splotches on my lower stomach. What are they?

See your doctor.: It is very difficult to diagnose rashes or skin changes without being able to see them. That leaves this format (texting) not a very good method for diagnosis. Your doctor would likely be able to diagnose the problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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My baby has a red bump on his stomach and some white dry patch looking spots on the back of his arm. It doesn't look like eczem i can send pictures if necessary

My baby has a red bump on his stomach and some white dry patch looking spots on the back of his arm.  It doesn't look like eczem i can send pictures if necessary

It : It may be a fungal or bacterial infection, amongst many other things including eczema. Regardless instead of sending a picture, you should take the baby in to see his doctor. Rashes can be harmless or dangerous, it's very difficult for a mother to know, therefore a medical professional should be the one to make a diagnois or suspected diagnosis after an examination in his/her office. If necessary a dermatologist (skin doctor) can be consulted. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How do you know if you got a spider bite vs. Something else like an ingrown hair or other irritation? My husband got a red bump on his stomach with redness surrounding it. After a few days it is barely starting to look better. If it was/is a spider bite

How do you know if you got a spider bite vs. Something else like an ingrown hair or other irritation? My husband got a red bump on his stomach with redness surrounding it.  After a few days it is barely starting to look better. If it was/is a spider bite

Hello. : Hello. Many spider bites cause no significant health problems. I don't know if he had a spider bite. Some spider bites have a black eschar (scab) in the middle and the skin around it is lighter colored (necrotic tissue). I am answering this six days after it was written, so hopefully it has healed by now. If it is red, hot, tender, swollen or purulent this many days out, then he may have an infection that would benefit from evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a red bump/lump hard and hurting when touched on my lower abdomen below belly buttom above penis by 3 inches, could this be genital herpes?

I have a red bump/lump hard and hurting when touched on my lower abdomen below belly buttom above penis by 3 inches, could this be genital herpes?

Lump in groin: Not likely to be herpes. Based on location it's more likely to be an infected hair follicle or an infected sebaceous cyst. If it doesn't drain with warm compress you should see a physician to lance it and treat you with antibiotics. Herpes usually appears as a cluster of small painful lesions on the genitalia. These vesicles usually drain and form a consolidated lesion with crust on top. ...Read more

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What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

What can cause small, itchy, red bumps on the abdomen? Mostly centered around the belly button, but a few stray bumps go up to the bottom of the ribs.

Red itchy bumps: Do you have a belly button ring or a belt could be allergic reaction to nickle take out the ring/ belt and use zyrtec (cetirizine) or benedryl at night ( no driving with benedryl) , or a skin infection called folliculitis may respond to bacitracin, from sweat/heat , f/u with doc urgent care ...Read more

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What can cause small, red bumps on my breast and stomach?

What can cause small, red bumps on my breast and stomach?

Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have small red bump with small white tip white (i think) under my tongue? What can it be? I drink a lot of alcohol, could that be a cause

I have small red bump with  small white tip white (i think) under my tongue? What can it be? I drink a lot of alcohol, could that be a cause

Gland: Most likely a salivary duct that is irritated or partially blocked. If so, usually resolves itself. If persist for more than 10 days, get in to see your dentist and get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Small painful red bump side of left tongue. I have cold, could sneezing cause tooth to tongue trauma. More irradiated since touching it. Oral cancer?

Small painful red bump side of left tongue. I have cold, could sneezing cause tooth to tongue trauma. More irradiated since touching it. Oral cancer?

Need to see Dentist: There are literally hundreds of infections, neoplasms, traumas, etc., that can cause pain & swelling. What are you waiting for? Call your Dentist and ask to be seen ASAP. 5 most dangerous words in the English language: Maybe it will go away. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more